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Flashpoints - June 19, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - June 18, 2009 at 5:00pm
UN forces open fire on a funeral for Catholic Priest and Lavalas leader Gerard Jean-Juste in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, Kevin Pina features an in-depth report; also, Robert Knight continues the discussion on turmoil in Iran following the recent elections...

Flashpoints - June 17, 2009 at 5:00pm
The US government privatizes the profit while socializing the debt: Catherine Austin Fitts lays out what Obama's new plan for the financial system means for the American public; plus, Robert Knight discusses the Iranian elections and power politics with Muhammed Sahimi...

Flashpoints - June 16, 2009 at 5:00pm
Robert Knight with Muhammed Sahimi on the latest clashes in Iran and an in-depth look at the real workings of Islamic power politics; also, international law professor Francis Boyle analyzes Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's vision...

Flashpoints - June 15, 2009 at 5:00pm
The US Supreme Court refuses to review the case of the Cuban 5, we'll hear from Gloria la Riva about the next legal steps ahead; also, elections in Iran: protests erupt in the streets of Tehran as Ahmedinejad is re-elected as President, Robert Knight features in-depth coverage...

Flashpoints - June 12, 2009 at 5:00pm
Gloria La Riva talks about Monday's important ruling in the US Supreme Court as the Cuban 5 appeal their 11-year imprisonment; also, we get an update from the ground in Peru a week after the police massacre of indigenous people in the Amazon...

Flashpoints - June 11, 2009 at 5:00pm
Dr. Mads Gilbert, Norwegian physician who treated victims of Israel's war on the people of Gaza earlier this year, talks about his experience and the ongoing humanitarian catastrophe in Palestine; also, the US Department of Defense categorizes protesters as terrorists...

Flashpoints - June 10, 2009 at 5:00pm
The global movement of boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israeli apartheid in Palestine scores a victory as a French company is set to pull out of an Israeli contract due to European grassroots pressure; we also hear about a protest at the Caterpillar shareholders meeting in Chicago...

Flashpoints - June 9, 2009 at 5:00pm
Jordan Flaherty, editor of Left Turn Magazine, talks about taking a delegation from the Southern United States to the occupied Gaza strip, and what became clear in the context of joint struggles from New Orleans to Rafah...

Flashpoints - June 8, 2009 at 5:00pm
Peruvian police open fire on unarmed indigenous people of the Amazon who protested the government's collusion with multinational corporations to exploit the land under free trade agreements, we'll go to Bagua, Peru, for a full report...

Flashpoints - June 5, 2009 at 5:00pm

Flashpoints - June 4, 2009 at 5:00pm
Barack Obama heads to Cairo in an attempt to build unity between the West and the so-called Arab-Muslim world while US weapons fire in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine, Ali Abunimah reports from Amman, Jordan...

Flashpoints - June 3, 2009 at 5:00pm
Robert Knight continues his coverage on the breaking crisis in Pakistan as the American diplomatic team arrives on the ground; plus, an in-depth, critical look at the situation in Darfur and the Save Darfur movement with Professor Mahmoud Mamdani, author of Saviors and Survivors...

Flashpoints - June 2, 2009 at 5:00pm
Millions of Pakistanis caught in US-backed army escalation against the Taliban in the western border with Afghanistan, Robert Knight speaks with Pakistani attorney Ali Ahsan; also, Obama nominates a new Bush-era head of the US army as Dick Cheney admits that there is no connection between 9-11...

Flashpoints - June 1, 2009 at 5:00pm
6 Palestinians dead in armed clashes between a Hamas resistance group and US-trained Palestinian Authority forces in the West Bank, former PLO advisor Diana Buttu talks about how the PA is subcontracting the Israeli occupation and turning against its own people...

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